- The More Winners The Merrier At Table Mountain Casino
December 10 2013 10:23 PM ET
FRIANT, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Even better than the sound of sleigh bells ringing, was the sound of the Table Mountain Casino jackpot bells ringing out as Renee from Milpitas hit the random Massive Cash Jackpot of $146,555.42.
- Frost & Sullivan: By 2018, New Zealand will have 90% smartphone and 78% tablet ownership levels
December 10 2013 10:07 PM ET
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 64% of New Zealanders aged between 15 and 65 currently own a smartphone, and ownership levels are expected to grow strongly reaching 90% penetration in 2018. Android (64%) leads over the Apple iOS (24%) as the preferred operating platform. As smartphone suppliers continue to improve their functionality at cheaper price points, Apple's market share is predicted to drop further over the next few years.
- Largest Federal Employee Union Leader Rejects Budget Deal Targeting Federal Pensions
December 10 2013 10:02 PM ET
AFGE rejects notion that there should be trade-off between federal programs and federal employees
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement in response to the budget deal announced today by the Budget Conference Committee:
- Arthur J. Higgins Joins Endo Board of Directors
December 10 2013 9:50 PM ET
MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Health Solutions (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that Arthur J. Higgins has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Endo also announced that Joseph C. Scodari, 60, will retire as a director, effective December 31, 2013.
- National League of Cities Statement Following Announcement of Bipartisan Budget Agreement
December 10 2013 9:21 PM ET
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of budget agreement reached earlier tonight, National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony released the following statement:
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Equal Energy Ltd.
December 10 2013 9:15 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Equal Energy Ltd. ("Equal Energy" or the "Company") (NYSE: EQU) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Petroflow Energy Corporation ("Petroflow").
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of OSI Systems, Inc.
December 10 2013 9:10 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of OSI Systems, Inc. ("OSI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: OSIS), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.
- Fattah Statement on Budget Deal
December 10 2013 9:06 PM ET
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, released the following statement on the agreement reached today by the House and Senate Conference Committee on the Budget:
- Dubai steps up cooperation with the United Nations for more sustainable development
December 10 2013 8:52 PM ET
In the context of winning the honor to host the World Exposition in 2020, Dubai re-commits its pledge to a low carbon economy through the launch of its State of Energy Report and other sustainability initiatives with the United Nations Development Programme
- Suntech Announces Update on Subsidiary Share Transfers and Restructuring Process
December 10 2013 8:30 PM ET
WUXI, China, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (OTC: STPFQ) (the "Company" or "Suntech") today announced that on November 14, 2013, the Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs") of the Company passed a sole shareholder's resolution placing Power Solar System Co., Ltd. ("PSS"), an immediate subsidiary of the Company, into liquidation pursuant to the Insolvency Act of the British Virgin Islands ("BVI"), the jurisdiction of its incorporation. Liquidators have since been appointed over PSS.
On November 11, 2013, the JPLs had issued an announcement:
- Not Tailgating at Super Bowl is Un-American!
December 10 2013 8:29 PM ET
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Not allowing tailgating at the biggest football game of the year is downright un-American, according to Bernie DiMeo, Founder/Owner of Hot Sports Grills, a Chicago-IL based company that sells charcoal grills shaped as footballs, baseballs, golf and soccer balls.
- Universal Technical Institute Appoints Kimberly J. McWaters as Chairman of the Board of Directors
December 10 2013 8:25 PM ET
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, today announced the appointment of Kimberly J. McWaters as Chairman of its Board of Directors in addition to her role as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. McWaters replaces John C. White, who retired from his duties as an executive officer and Chairman of the Board effective December 9, 2013. Mr. White will continue to serve as a member of the Board. Additionally, Conrad A.
- Options Group Announces 2013 Promotions
December 10 2013 8:00 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce Options Group's 2013 promotions:
Managing Partner: Oliver Read, Hong Kong
Partner: Alan Blum, New York
Executive Director: Harjeev Bhalla, New YorkGraham Smith, London Eugenia Bae, Hong KongAnil Sharma, Mumbai Bruno Argimon, Sao Paulo
Director: Jan Veder, Frankfurt Andrew Samson, London Mattias Lorentzi, Tokyo Bruno Supino, Sao Paulo Anton Schegolev, New YorkLauren Leibson, New York
- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan Increased
December 10 2013 8:00 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan increased 0.2 percent in October to 100.6 (2004 = 100), following a 1.3 percent increase in September and no change in August.
At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Japan, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in October to 96.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in September, and a 0.2 percent decline in August.
- ANI Pharmaceuticals Presents At Oppenheimer 24th Annual Healthcare Conference
December 10 2013 8:00 PM ET
BAUDETTE, Minn., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIP) presented at the Oppenheimer & Co. 24th Annual Healthcare Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in New York City. On December 10, 2013 at 4:30pm, Arthur S.
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of BRE Properties, Inc.
December 10 2013 7:55 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of BRE Properties, Inc. ("BRE" or the "Company") (NYSE: BRE) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Essex Property Trust Inc. ("Essex").
- Volaris announces the new route Guadalajara, Jalisco - Ontario, California
December 10 2013 7:51 PM ET
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris, the airline with the best airfares and deals in the country, announces the launching of a new international route that will connect the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco with Ontario, California. Operations will begin on April 2014. In this way Volaris increases its offer to the United States of America to 13 cities.
- Education and political reformer Adrian Fenty joins Board of Directors for Genesys Works - Bay Area
December 10 2013 7:49 PM ET
Local non-profit adds former District of Columbia mayor to its Board to help change the life trajectory of underserved high school students
- Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Barnes & Noble, Inc.
December 10 2013 7:35 PM ET
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc. ("Barnes & Noble" or the "Company") (NYSE: BKS), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.
- Statement from the Campaign to Fix the Debt on Conference Committee Budget Deal
December 10 2013 7:28 PM ET
The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt:
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are relieved that Chairman Ryan and Chairman Murray have negotiated a bipartisan agreement to set FY2014 and FY2015 spending levels and replace a portion of the mindless, temporary sequester cuts with more permanent reforms. This agreement is a vast improvement over the seemingly endless cycle of lurching from one crisis to the next.